Head of English / English Teacher

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Rocester, Uttoxeter
10 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
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Head of English / English Teacher


                            Permanent – Full-Time


                                                MPS – UPS plus TLR 2.1

           Required from 25th April or earlier if possible


Our popular, happy and thriving school is seeking to appoint an English specialist who demonstrates excellent classroom practice with the ability to motivate and inspire.

Part of the Uttoxeter Learning Trust, Ryecroft Middle School is an excellent 9-13 years middle school set in beautiful surroundings, at the heart of the community. We offer a broad curriculum for students and are committed to ensuring that every child has access to outstanding education. We are passionate about staff development and are looking to develop outstanding teachers. You will be offered a comprehensive CPD programme to support your development.

In fulfilling the requirements of the post, the post holder will demonstrate essential professional characteristics, and in particular will:

  • Provide effective and energetic leadership to drive forward the curriculum and assessment of English across all key stages.
  • Implement secure transition across the key stages to support each pupil achieve appropriate outcomes.
  • Have lead responsibility for English across the school, developing effective and imaginative schemes of work which will ensure academic targets are met, pupils make appropriate progress, and intervention strategies are in place and monitored.
  • Deliver outstanding lessons and instil a love on English in all pupils.
  • To be the lead teacher of English within the school be able to deliver outstanding lessons and inspire colleagues in the delivery of outstanding lessons.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of:
  • The school’s vision, aims, priorities, targets, curriculum policies and action plans;
  • Any statutory curriculum requirements and the requirements for assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ attainment and progress;
  • The characteristics of high quality teaching and the main strategies for improving and sustaining high standards of teaching, learning and achievement for all pupils.

If you are ambitious and want to be part of a great team then we would like to meet you.


To discuss this position further please contact our Head of School, Mr Matthew Hall on 01889 590394. Further information about our school can be found on our website www.ryecroft.staffs.sch.uk  

Closing date: Monday 29th November 2021– 9.00am
Interviews:   Tuesday 7th December 2021 Candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by telephone or email.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be found below - CV’s alone will not be accepted

Applications should be submitted with a covering letter by email to:  office@ryecroft.staffs.sch.uk

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form

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